Lawrence County, Pa
About Lawrence County, Pa
Lawrence County, Pennsylvania is located in Western Pa and was created on March 20, 1849 from parts of Beaver
and Mercer Counties. It was named after the USS Lawrence, Oliver
Hazard Perry's original flagship at the Battle of Lake Erie
during the War of 1812. The USS Lawrence was named in honor of Captain
James Lawrence, a naval hero.
New Castle is the county seat.
THIS COUNTY IS AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION
If you have the desire to help transcribe genealogical data and place it online for the free
use of all researchers, contact Nancy
to become a host. Volunteer Information is available here.
This County currently does not have a host. This means that there is no one available to help answer your questions
about this county's history or to help you with your family's genealogy within this county. WE REGRET THAT WE
ARE UNABLE TO DO PERSONAL RESEARCH FOR YOU.